John Overbay, a longtime member of Central Oregon Community College’s board of directors, has resigned effective in February.
Overbay started serving on the board in 1999 and is one of just eight board members to have a tenure lasting more than 12 years, according to the college.
“John has a lifetime relationship with Central Oregon Community College," board Chairman Don Reeder said in a statement Wednesday.
“He was one of COCC’s first students and from there has been highly successful in business. John has given back to his alma mater by his financial contributions, but more importantly by what must be many months’ service on the COCC Foundation board, COCC board of directors, and his other efforts to make COCC a better place for students."
Overbay, also a member of the COCC Foundation board for 20 years, served as co-chair of the foundation’s 50th Anniversary Campaign in 1999.
The board approved a resolution to name a conference room in the Health Careers Center after him.
The board will seek applicants for a temporary appointment that will run through June 30. The position is up for election in May.
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— From staff reports